2D Drafting

Aberystwyth Old College, Wales

Sova Surveys was approached to undertake the 3D Revit measured survey, topographical component, 2D streetscapes and drainage study. Certainly the most challenging Revit deliverable undertaken to date, this beautiful heritage building comprising 4 separate sections was scanned over 2 weeks, modelled over 4 months and has played an integral process in the proposals during refurbishment. …

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Blackdog Cottage, Wiltshire

Blackdog Cottage, Wiltshire

Set in the rural Wiltshire countryside on the Longleat Estate, Blackdog Cottage was in need of some refurbishment. The owners approached us for a survey as a basis to create 2D Drawings for Council building regulations submission. As a historic 14th Century Woodman’s Cottage, the traditional architecture and craftsmanship was evident with large hand-carved beams …

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Knowle Farm, Glastonbury

Knowle Farm required a laserscan to MBS survey for the amalgamation of the outbuildings through a glass link to give the property a modern edge.  To get the ground levels necessary, the clients needed a topographical survey with precise levels and building outlines to inform the complicated glazing geometry. Several Cotswold stone outbuildings to the …

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Bardolph, London

A beautiful London property representing the typical English row-house, modeled to our LOD3 standard.    

Holburne Museum, Bath

In association with the University of Bath and the Holburne Museum, Sova undertook the laser scanning and Measured Building Survey of this Listed beauty to showcase the advances of Surveying through use of modern methods. The museum was scanned in colour and medium resolution, during opening hours, with no disruption to gallery function.This demonstrates the …

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Motion Club, Bristol

A matrix of old warehouse spaces with a cobbled front courtyard and riverside area that has multiple uses. Its famed and foremost use is that of a multi-faceted night club. We created a BIM model exhibiting the structural layout on the building, as well as providing a visual reference for the layout.

South Horrington Village, Somerset

Once a county asylum that was first opened in 1848, it was replaced by Tone Vale Hospital in 1897. Mentally infirm patients and long-stay elderly were housed until here until it finally closed in 1991, when the buildings were converted into houses and apartments. Renowned architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, known for many outstanding designs …

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Melbury Drawing Plans, Bath, Sova Surveys


This lovely local Bungalow situated just outside of Bath came to us directly through the owners after some much appreciated word of mouth. A full survey of the property required all elevations, garage and topographical elements were easily integrated into one comprehensive set of drawings.

Scarborough Toll Bridge

The Toll House was built in 1908 to collect tolls (at one penny for each person walking, riding on horseback, bicycle, carriage or motorcar) for the marine drive toll road.The tolls were suspended during the Second World War, and the pedestrian toll was never resumed thereafter. Vehicle tolls were abolished in December 1950 and the …

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Measured Survey for Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral

This iconic church facade was scanned at high resolution and in colour to test the accuracy and detail possible in capturing heritage data. A powerful tool in conservation, the cloud was converted into an orthophoto at scale and can be used at high magnification to assess the structural integrity and degradation of the stonework, allowing …

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